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The Chinese century : a photographic history of the last hundred years

Author: Jonathan D Spence; Ann-ping Chin
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The history of China in photographs, including "rare photos of the Boxer Rebellion and the Rape of Nanking, the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spence, Jonathan D.
Chinese century.
New York : Random House, ©1996
(OCoLC)604838057
Online version:
Spence, Jonathan D.
Chinese century.
New York : Random House, ©1996
(OCoLC)607669462
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Spence; Ann-ping Chin
ISBN: 0679449809 9780679449805
OCLC Number: 34912854
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 264 pages : illustrations, map ; 32 cm
Contents: End of empire, 1894-1906 --
A fragile constitution, 1907-1917 --
Away with the old, 1917-1924 --
Alliance and purge, 1925-1928 --
Rule of the Guomindang, 1928-1936 --
War with Japan, 1937-1941 --
World War and Civil War, 1942-1949 --
A Communist state, 1949-1957 --
Great leap, great famine, 1958-1965 --
Cultural revolution, 1966-1976 --
The post-Mao world, 1976-1986 --
Pressures of the new, 1987-1996.
Responsibility: Jonathan D. Spence & Annping Chin ; photographs researched by the authors, Colin Jacobson and Annabel Merullo.
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The history of China in photographs, including "rare photos of the Boxer Rebellion and the Rape of Nanking, the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution."--Jacket.

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